Improved Crossover Operators for Genetic Programming for Program Repair

@inproceedings{Oliveira2016ImprovedCO,
  title={Improved Crossover Operators for Genetic Programming for Program Repair},
  author={Vinicius Paulo L. Oliveira and Eduardo F. D. Souza and Claire Le Goues and Celso G. Camilo-Junior},
  booktitle={SSBSE},
  year={2016}
}
GenProg is a stochastic method based on genetic programming that presents promising results in automatic software repair via patch evolution. GenProg’s crossover operates on a patch representation composed of high-granularity edits that indivisibly comprise an edit operation, a faulty location, and a fix statement used in replacement or insertions. Recombination of such high-level minimal units limits the technique’s ability to effectively traverse and recombine the repair search spaces. In… CONTINUE READING

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